Join Dafanews today and get to enjoy our Free to Play Games.
  • Coming Soon!

  • Join Dafanews

    Create Account

    Account and Contact Details

    Password strength:
    • Afghanistan+93
    • Aland Islands+35818
    • Albania+355
    • Algeria+213
    • Andorra+376
    • Angola+244
    • Anguilla+1264
    • Antarctica+672
    • Argentina+54
    • Armenia+374
    • Aruba+297
    • Australia+61
    • Austria+43
    • Azerbaijan+994
    • Bahamas+1242
    • Bahrain+973
    • Bangladesh+880
    • Barbados+1246
    • Belarus+375
    • Belize+501
    • Benin+229
    • Bermuda+1441
    • Bhutan+975
    • Bolivia+591
    • Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba+599
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina+387
    • Botswana+267
    • Bouvet Island+55
    • Brazil+55
    • British Indian Ocean Territory+246
    • British Virgin Islands+1284
    • Brunei Darussalam+673
    • Bulgaria+359
    • Burkina Faso+226
    • Burundi+257
    • Cambodia+855
    • Cameroon+237
    • Canada+1
    • Cape Verde+238
    • Cayman Islands+1345
    • Central African Republic+236
    • Chad+235
    • Chile+56
    • China+86
    • Christmas Island+618
    • Cocos (Keeling) Islands+618
    • Colombia+57
    • Comoros+269
    • Congo+242
    • Congo The Democratic Republic of the+243
    • Cook Islands+682
    • Costa Rica+506
    • Cote D'Ivoire+225
    • Croatia+385
    • Cuba+53
    • Czech Republic+420
    • Denmark+45
    • Djibouti+253
    • Dominica+1767
    • Dominican Republic+1809
    • Ecuador+593
    • Egypt+20
    • El Salvador+503
    • Equatorial Guinea+240
    • Eritrea+291
    • Estonia+372
    • Ethiopia+251
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)+500
    • Faroe Islands+298
    • Fiji+679
    • Finland+358
    • French Guiana+594
    • French Polynesia+689
    • French Southern Territories+262
    • Gabon+241
    • Gambia+220
    • Georgia+995
    • Germany+49
    • Ghana+233
    • Gibraltar+350
    • Greece+30
    • Greenland+299
    • Grenada+1473
    • Guadeloupe+590
    • Guatemala+502
    • Guernsey+441481
    • Guinea+224
    • Guinea-Bissau+245
    • Guyana+592
    • Haiti+509
    • Heard Island and McDonald Islands+0
    • Holy Sea (Vatican City State)+379
    • Honduras+504
    • Hongkong+852
    • Hungary+36
    • Iceland+354
    • India+91
    • Indonesia+62
    • Ireland+353
    • Isle of Man+441624
    • Italy+39
    • Jamaica+1876
    • Jersey+44
    • Jordan+962
    • Kazakhstan+7
    • Kenya+254
    • Kiribati+686
    • Korea Republic of+82
    • Kuwait+965
    • Kyrgyzstan+996
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic+856
    • Latvia+371
    • Lebanon+961
    • Lesotho+266
    • Liberia+231
    • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya+218
    • Liechtenstein+423
    • Lithuania+370
    • Luxembourg+352
    • Macedonia+389
    • Madagascar+261
    • Malawi+265
    • Malaysia+60
    • Maldives+960
    • Mali+223
    • Malta+356
    • Martinique+596
    • Mauritania+222
    • Mauritius+230
    • Mayotte+262
    • Mexico+52
    • Moldova Republic of+373
    • Monaco+377
    • Mongolia+976
    • Montenegro+382
    • Montserrat+1664
    • Morocco+212
    • Mozambique+258
    • Myanmar+95
    • Namibia+264
    • Nauru+674
    • Nepal+977
    • Netherlands+31
    • Netherlands Antilles+31
    • New Caledonia+687
    • New Zealand+64
    • Nicaragua+505
    • Niger+227
    • Nigeria+234
    • Niue+683
    • Norfolk Island+6723
    • Norway+47
    • Oman+968
    • Pakistan+92
    • Palestinian Territory Occupied+970
    • Panama+507
    • Papua New Guinea+675
    • Paraguay+595
    • Peru+51
    • Pitcairn Islands+64
    • Poland+48
    • Qatar+974
    • Reunion+262
    • Romania+40
    • Russian Federation+7
    • Rwanda+250
    • Saint Barthelemy+590
    • Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha+290
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis+1869
    • Saint Lucia+1758
    • Saint Martin+590
    • Saint Pierre and Miquelon+508
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines+1784
    • Samoa+685
    • San Marino+378
    • Sao Tome and Principe+239
    • Saudi Arabia+966
    • Senegal+221
    • Serbia+381
    • Seychelles+248
    • Sierra Leone+232
    • Sint Maarten (Dutch part)+1721
    • Slovakia+421
    • Slovenia+386
    • Solomon Islands+677
    • Somalia+252
    • South Africa+27
    • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands+500
    • Sri Lanka+94
    • Sudan+249
    • Suriname+597
    • Svalbard and Jan Mayen+47
    • Swaziland+268
    • Sweden+46
    • Switzerland+41
    • Syrian Arab Republic+963
    • Tajikistan+992
    • Tanzania United Republic of+255
    • Thailand+66
    • Timor-Leste+670
    • Togo+228
    • Tokelau+690
    • Tonga+676
    • Trinidad and Tobago+1868
    • Tunisia+216
    • Turkmenistan+993
    • Turks and Caicos Islands+1649
    • Tuvalu+688
    • Uganda+256
    • Ukraine+380
    • United Arab Emirates+971
    • Uruguay+598
    • USA+1
    • Uzbekistan+998
    • Vanuatu+678
    • Venezuela+58
    • Vietnam+84
    • Wallis and Futuna+681
    • Western Sahara+212
    • Yemen+967
    • Zambia+260
    • Zimbabwe+263

    General Information

    Enable One Login. All Access.

    I am at least 18 years old and have read and accepted the Terms and Conditions.

    Welcome, !

    You have successfully created your account. You can now enjoy our FREE TO PLAY GAMES

  • Coming Soon!

  • Play Now Play Now

    Welcome, !

    You have successfully created your account. You can now enjoy our FREE TO PLAY GAMES or access our wide range of DAFABET products

  • Coming Soon!

  • Can't Login?

    Coming Soon!

    India pulls off one of the greatest Test series win as young guns shine

    Cricket   |   January 20, 2021


    Coach Carter, Summer of 92, Miracle, Invincible, Remember the Titans, Invictus and Rudy are some of the true sports drama movies when a set of athletes have attained the impossible by defying all the odds. The base of all these movies, which are based on true events, is the same. The team or the individual is struggling to get going in life but at the end they come out as winners through their hard work, grit, courage, determination, gumption, resilience and most importantly – the ability to never throw in the towel – whatever may come.

    India’s tour of Australia 2020:21 can be one such story where a bunch of young players have achieved something special, something which is yet to sink in, something which was just unimaginable. Ask any Cricket boffin to put his money on the visitors to win the series after they were skittled out for a mundane 36 in the second innings at Adelaide. The answer would have been – Not a No, but are you kidding me or are you out of your mind?

    There were predictions that India would be whitewashed by Australia 4-0 from a lot of cricket pundits. Nothing against them, they were just doing their job. But boy, these experts won’t have expected such a fight back from a beleaguered Indian team, which was going into the second Test without their full-time skipper and lead pacer.

    The experienced players are always expected to do well but what stood out for the tourists Down Under was the fact the young guns took the International stage like fish to water. Courtesy Rahul Dravid and the India A tours, these young blokes weren’t completely alien to these tough conditions despite not much First-Class experience.

    It was always going to be a challenge to bounce back after that 36 all-out collapse. The shoulders can easily drop in the dressing room and the players can break down, especially in times like these. However, this team is not built in that manner and the pillars like Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah were not gonna let it fall apart.

    Furthermore, the young players like Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Shubman Gill, T Natarajan, Rishabh Pant and Shardul Thakur were going to add a new spark, a new vision, a new attitude – that we are here to fight and not give-up, that we can take a punch and we can get back on our feet, that we can punch above our weight, that we will not get bog down, that we can do anything.

    India began their resurgence in the Boxing Day Test match like a pugilist, who was not going to give up. Rahane scored a majestic hundred whereas Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj, Shubman Gill and Jasprit Bumrah all chipped in and played their supporting roles with perfection.

    The third Test match was thoroughly dominated by Australia during the first four days but the visitors were able to hang on after Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant and battered and bruised Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari saved the day.

    In the final Test match, which went to the final session, the visitors had to chase 328 in the second innings at the Gabba against a relentless Australian bowling line-up. It was believed that the run-chase will be on only if Rohit Sharma will get some runs at the top. It wasn’t to be as the veteran was dismissed cheaply.

    However, Shubman Gill had other ideas as he continued to impress with his flamboyant strokeplay. On the other hand, Cheteshwar Pujara fought his own battle of keeping the Australian bowlers at bay despite copping a few blows on the body and the helmet. But Pujara had put body on his line and there was an assurance that wickets will not tumble from one end as long as he is at the crease.

    Gill scored 91 before meddling with one outside the off-stump from Nathan Lyon. In came Ajinkya Rahane, who made his intentions clear that India is going after the target. However, he was dismissed after a quickfire 24 and Rishabh Pant joined forces with Pujara when more than 160 runs were still needed.

    Pant played like Pant, like the way he knows. The pressure was immense but it was nowhere to be seen on his face. The pugnacious batsman scored an unbeaten 89 and took India to one of the most memorable, historic and a special victory at Brisbane. One which will be never forgotten.

    No doubt this series win will go down in the annals of India cricket. No, in fact, World Cricket – it was that big. It was as big as the 2001 series win or the World Cup triumph. History was created by this young Indian team on Tuesday and it will never be forgotten.

    Embed Code